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New Vegan Support

This group is for everyone and is a place where new vegans can come to find other vegans for support. For some, becoming vegan is easy; for others, it's not. A plant-based, cruelty-free diet is the way to go, so let's support each other.

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Latest Activity: Aug 3

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Becoming a confident Vegan

Hello there, you who reads this discussion.My name is Sara Sousa, and I am a Portuguese student living in the UK for over 15 years.My Vegan story is a little complicated, with an emotional and…Continue

Started by Sara Sousa Nov 17, 2012.

Vegan Pets Group for that inevitable issue...

So you've finally made it to vegan and BANG that dilemma occurs...I hope this group helps:…Continue

Tags: group, pets, vegan

Started by Herbivore Lion Oct 3, 2012.

Good food for new vegans 2 Replies

I am a new vegan (one month and counting).  Where I live (Lexington, KY) is not very vegan friendly.  We do not have any restaurants that are vegetarian only, and most people do not know what a vegan…Continue

Started by Jacqueline Shukla. Last reply by Amber Griffin Feb 10, 2012.

One year a Vegan and found out I have low white blood cell count and slightly low B12 6 Replies

So beginning of this year I started to get IBS.  That cleared up.  Then for the last 6 weeks I've had this very heavy heart beat and also developed tinitus.I went to the docs and was sent to hospital…Continue

Tags: IBS, WBC, B12

Started by Steve Graham. Last reply by Steve Graham Aug 21, 2010.

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Comment by Ramona Adelle Cadogan on August 3, 2014 at 8:07pm
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     I am a vegan Olympic weightlifter, personal trainer,Pilates teacher, hula hooper, a raw vegan chef and own a tutoring service. I have been in education and fitness since the early 90s. I have a degree in biology, Masters in education, certified personal trainer and raw vegan chef. I create recipes for people who want to lose weight and build muscle. Work with vegan families and people who want to transition. I am featured on the vegan bodybuilding sites and will be in Brenda Carey's Vegan Health and Fitness Magazine in July/August 2014. Would it be possible if you can share my info in your social media and website. My services are in person and online.

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Comment by Laurie on March 21, 2013 at 8:12pm

Hi! Im started my vegan diet 2 weeks ago. Im doing great so far! Im so excited about changing  my life for the better! I cant stop learning new food recipes and health tips!

Comment by Alexandra Goldina on June 20, 2012 at 12:53am

I'm currently interning in Russia and in love with Soya products... I wish they were in the US! Anybody know some good vegan products in the US?

Comment by Nikki Poindexter on June 18, 2012 at 1:59pm

Hello Everyone! Im a new Vegan...almost 3 weeks! And I feel amazing! I am surrounded by meat-eaters and they think Ive lost my mind. I know no vegans but hope to find lots of great people here! :)

Comment by Jacqueline Shukla on February 6, 2012 at 4:11pm

Today I made some barbecued seitan for dinner.  I served it on whole wheat buns.  I made some maple coleslaw to go with it.  It was easy and satisfying after a draining day!

Comment by Jacqueline Shukla on February 5, 2012 at 3:25pm

I am a new vegan (one month and counting) in Lexington, KY.  I feel all alone here (except for my daughter-in-law, who is also vegan).  Are there any vegans in the area?

Comment by Amber Griffin on February 4, 2012 at 3:45pm

If you've made it here, you're doing well. Keep exploring the internet vegan communities. Check out sites like http://www.theppk.com/ , and http://www.veganblogs.com/ and http://www.peta.org/ . Look up veganized recipes of your personal comfort food. Vegan mac & cheese did it for me, and I never looked back. Vegan living is so healthy and loving that you'll find the change exciting and invigorating! 

Good luck!!!!

Amber

www.veganchocolate.ca

Comment by Faith Kennedy on July 5, 2011 at 8:56am
I'm a week old vegan noob... Help?
Comment by Joanna Cantoral on April 3, 2011 at 12:05am
Thanks Kat! And your right...i think because i get hungry i get tempted...so i will be more deligent in keeping to my meals and prepping them as often as possible. Iam sorry to hear your friends and family are acting that way towards you...sounds no fun...but as you said coming here will defiantly lift the spirits :) thanks again! keep in touch great to meet more vegans :D
Comment by Kat Phillpotts on April 2, 2011 at 8:55pm
I understand the frustration.  Most of my family are vegetarians but my mil lives with us and she is very much a carnivore and very judgy about what she calls our 'lifestyle'.  My veganism seems to particularly tick her off.  Even my vegetarian friends have been making comments along the lines of - why, and when did this happen.  I'm not sure why veganism upsets people so much.  I know my best strategy is not to let myself fall into big traps like waiting too long between meals or not prepping my meals in advance.  That and coming on here...  Good luck to you.
 

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